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Jun 01, 2021
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Job Title: Dental/Medical Assistant Department: Clinical Reports to: Clinical Lead, Practice Manager, Dentist Summary: Growing dental/medical practice looking to add an assistant to fun and exciting team atmosphere. Our practice focuses on whole body health by identifying and educating on the root cause of dental/medical issues. The applicant will be trained to be an assistant for handling all medical clinical needs. Well Beyond Dental’s Core Values (candidates must exemplify these qualities to be hired) · We are Compassionate · We are Enthusiastic · We Go Well Beyond · We believe in Teamwork · We are Growth-Oriented Dental/Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities: · Utilizes Electronic Medical Records EMR system to document all services performed and referrals ordered. · Supports medical care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials. · Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. · Readies patient for treatment by welcoming, comforting, and seating patient. · Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. · Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for doctor’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments. · Provides doctor-directed therapies to help relieve pain and reduce inflammation. · Helps doctors manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. · Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. · Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. · Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. · Ensures operation of medical/dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques. · Maintains medical/dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies. · Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Practice details We are open Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and some Fridays 8 am to 3 pm. We have 3 full-time hygienists, 4 assistants, 2 doctors and 3 front office personnel. Benefits including medical and vision are provided the first of the month after 60 days employment. Dental Assistant Qualifications / Skills: · Dental health maintenance · Use of dental technology · Infection control · Patient services · Creating a safe, effective environment · Listening · Teamwork · Bedside manner · Health promotion and maintenance · Use of medical technologies · Performing diagnostic procedures Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred 1+ years in a dental office Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology a plus Interested applicants can contact our office for more information.